It’s here! Those of you who read Love Boat Bachelor know that my heroine, Mercy Lacewell, came in second as a favorite bachelorette. (I won’t tell you who came in first because she got to marry the hunky hero, Brent Teague.)
Since Mercy came in second, she became the main character in the newest collaboration novella. This experience of traditional publishing from concept to edits has been so cool! And next week, we get to unveil Mercy’s Unlikely Merger.
I have to tell you, she’s a trooper! Alligators, angry men, olives, ice storms, and elevators: you must check in on her!
Here’s the Short Version of her story:
No longer needed as her father’s nurse, Mercy Lacewell attempts to step into his shoes at his acquisitions firm. That means travel, engaging strangers, and making final decisions—nothing she feels equipped to do.
If her best friend has her way, Mercy will simply marry one of the single, available men she meets, but they overwhelm her. So handsome and kind. And so many. Even if she felt obliged, how could she ever choose?
Chapter one will show up next Monday at WriteIntegrity.com. And YES, I wrote that chapter and can actually claim it! I wrote another one, but I can’t claim that one because there is a contest with this book as with the others of the series.
Just like A Dozen Apologies, and Love Boat Bachelor began, Unlikely Merger is currently unfinished. We need YOU to help bring it to completion. The 11 chapters will be posted one per day through Friday, June 19. Then, you have the chance to vote for your favorite bachelor.
The man with the most votes touches Mercy’s heart. And she has such a sweet heart! She deserves a good man!
So be watching for Unlikely Merger to begin. Watch for the SAM that can win Mercy. And who knows, you just might fall for one of these bachelors yourself – literarily speaking, of course!
Your Turn: What do you think of this new cover?